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House of Shadows: A Brother Athelstan Medieval Mystery 10

by Paul Doherty

In the late autumn of 1380, Brother Athelstan is busy enough. He and his parish council are preparing for the annual Christmas mystery play when a series of brutal murders occur at a Southwark tavern. Two young...


Grounds For Appeal

by Bernard Knight

The third in the Dr Richard Pryor forensic mystery series from author of the 'Crowner John' books - Home Office pathologist Doctor Richard Pryor is pleased when forensic biologist Angela Bray is able to return...


Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders

by Neil Gaiman

A mysterious circus terrifies an audience for one extraordinary performance before disappearing into the night. . . .

In a Hugo Award–winning story, a great detective must solve a most unsettling royal murder...


Farriers' Lane

Charlotte & Thomas Pitt #13

by Anne Perry

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Anne Perry's Treason at Lisson Grove and Execution Dock.

When the distinguished Mr. Justice Stafford dies of opium poisoning, his shocking demise resurrects one of the...


Murder at Marble House

by Alyssa Maxwell

With the dawn of the twentieth century on the horizon, the fortunes of the venerable Vanderbilt family still shine brightly in the glittering high society of Newport, Rhode Island. But when a potential scandal...


The Tinner's Corpse

by Bernard Knight

A Crowner John medieval mystery set in 12th century Devon, England

When Crowner John is summoned to the bleak Devonshire moors to investigate the murder of a tin miner, he has little idea how difficult this new...


The Awful Secret

by Bernard Knight

A Crowner John medieval mystery set in 12th century Devon, England

Gilbert de Rideford is a Knight of the Temple of Solomon, and an old acquaintance from Crowner John's crusading days. He claims to have come...


No Job for a Lady

Nellie Bly #4

by Carol McCleary

History, mystery, and murder are the traveling companions of Nellie Bly, the world's first female investigative reporter. In Carol McCleary's No Job for a Lady, Nellie defies the wrath of her editor and vengeful...


A Lesson in Secrets

Maisie Dobbs #8

by Jacqueline Winspear

Maisie Dobbs' first assignment for the British Secret Service takes her undercover to Cambridge as a professor—and leads to the investigation of a web of activities being conducted by the emerging Nazi Party....


Tragedy at Sarsfield Manor: A Joe Scintilla Mystery

Joe Scintilla Mysteries #2

by S.T. Joshi

Members of the Sarsfield clan have gathered at the palatial family estate under terms of the will of John Sarsfield, who created a riddle they must solve to inherit the family fortune. Scintilla is summoned...


Be Careful What You Wish For

The Clifton Chronicles #4

by Jeffrey Archer

Bestselling author Jeffrey Archer's Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car...


Queen of Ambition

Ursula Blanchard #5

by Fiona Buckley

Ursula Blanchard, loyal lady of the Queen's Presence Chamber and gifted sleuth, is at home amid the glittering complexities of the royal court. Now, Ursula has a new part to play in the service of her Queen...


Murder in the Afternoon

Kate Shackleton #3

by Frances Brody

An intricate plot in the post-WWI English countryside and Frances Brody's "refreshingly complex heroine" (Kirkus) combine in Murder in the Afternoon, an absorbing mystery.

Dead one minute…

Young Harriet and...


The Big Both Ways

by John Straley

Rattled by the gruesome accidental death of a coworker, Slip Wilson quits his job at a logging camp, and decides to make a clean start in Seattle. But along the way, he rescues a woman and her young niece from...


Covenant with Hell: A Medieval Mystery

by Priscilla Royal

In the Spring of 1277, Prioress Eleanor goes on a pilgrimage to a famous East Anglian shrine. There are rumors that King Edward may also visit the shrine soon to seek God's blessing for his invasion of Wales....


The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead

by Paul Elwork

It is the summer of 1925. Emily Stewart and her brother, Michael, are thirteen-year-old twins—privileged, precocious, and wandering aimlessly around their family’s Philadelphia estate. One day Emily discovers...


Heirs of the Body

Daisy Dalrymple #21

by Carola Dunn

The Daisy Dalrymple series continues in Heirs of the Body--when one of four potential claimants to the title of Lord Dalrymple dies a sudden, nasty death, the question on everyone's mind is, "was it murder"?...


An Unwilling Accomplice

Bess Crawford #6

by Charles Todd

World War I battlefield nurse Bess Crawford's career and life are in jeopardy when a murder is committed on her watch, in this absorbing and atmospheric historical mystery from New York Times bestselling author...


The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Bronte

The Secret Adventures of Charlotte Brontë #1

by Laura Joh Rowland

Now in paperback, the March 2008 Book Sense Pick by beloved author Laura Joh Rowland

Laura Joh Rowland's samurai detective novels have enthralled tens of thousands of readers. Now the author turns her gifts...


Royal Flush

Her Royal Spyness Mysteries #3

by Rhys Bowen

1930's London: Poor Lady Georgiana-thirty-fourth in line to the throne- has been sent home due to a little scandal. Now she must keep the entirely unsuitable Mrs. Simpson from seducing the Prince of Wales-and...